PicMonkey's rules for photographing fireworks.

How to Photograph Fireworks Like a Pro

America, woohoo! It’s time to gather around your local fairgrounds for a face-melting spectacle of booming independence (and thousands of dollars of advanced pyrotechnics)! Listen to the pops, smell the hotdogs, and get...

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8 Essential Landscape Photography Tips

Great landscape photography requires the curiosity of a child, the soul of a wanderer, and the perseverance of a hunter. We asked Loretta Grande, photographer extraordinaire, to let us in on her secrets...

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5 Solutions for Finding Light in Photography

We’ve asked photographer Beryl Ayn Young to give some tips on making the best of poor lighting situations when taking photos. We’ve all had them. Those moments where we see the cutest, most beautiful, candid photo opportunity...

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PicMonkey's social media tips and tutorials.

Social Media Tips and Tutorials

Who would’ve thought that a #cool #teen posting a #swag #selfie and a Super Serious Suit Man™ with an MBA would use the same platform to make their lives better? Social media is weird....

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10 Ways to Turn Up Your LinkedIn Profile Pic

Congratulations if you’re getting ready to graduate, graduated recently, or wear your cap and gown regularly because you think it makes you look smart. (You should probably stop that.) With a college degree...

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How to Look Better in Pictures

Being photographed – some of us hate it, others pretend to hate it. Whether you stand begrudgingly or pose like a star, you can’t beat our professional tips on how to look better...

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Rock It Green for Saint Paddy’s Day

Contrary to what certain frogs might have told you, it really is easy being green. Get a great color-washed look with one of your old friends, Ombre, Tint or Warhol. These color-changing effects...

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The Graphics Fairy's PicMonkey tutorial.

Blast from the Past with Vintage Graphics

Karen and Emily from The Graphics Fairy have bestowed upon us this incomparable guide to vintage graphics for your pictures and digital scrapbooking projects. Create your canvas to play along at home, PicMonkeyers! Note: We’ll...

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6 Visual Storytelling Strategies Social Good Organizations Should Try

We asked marketing maven Meg Rulli to give the straight dope on how social good organizations can make their pictures do the talking in social media.    Visual storytelling is important for any...

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Make a Holiday Photo Card

Tis the season for getting in touch with your peeps! Whether they live far away and you may not see them for another three years, or they live down the street and you’ll...

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PicMonkey travel collage tips.

Make a Collage Outta Your Voyage

We tend to miss a lot when we travel. Our attention to the good stuff is siphoned away by the stresses of wrangling a group, coordinating logistics, or paying $18 for a club...

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7 Food Photography Tips from EJ Armstrong

PicMonkey is thrilled to present these food photography tips from EJ Armstrong, food photography guru and fellow super cool Seattleite. Her book, Bacon 24/7, is at Barnes & Noble and on Amazon. This year we published our book...

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PicMonkey's Google Plus tips.

Google Plus Tips for Bemused Brands

With so many social networking platforms and all the complications of managing a tailored social presence on each one, you may wonder: Do I really need to start from scratch building a new...

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Bring Summer Back to School

Buckling down for fall classes doesn’t mean you have to say goodbye to summer’s glory: show off your back to school crafts skills by making a composition book cover out of your best...

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Tweet Yourself Right

Twitter is a unique beast, digital warriors. Set apart from Facebook and Google+ by its sheer volume, Twitter is rough, rapid, and relentless in its potential to either drown you in a deluge...

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Facebook Tips to Launch a Thousand Ships

Gone are the days when businesses and bloggers could grow their fanbase and traffic by maintaining a light presence on Facebook. As Facebook has changed their algorithms, brands have reported declining numbers of...

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